Every breakthrough in FSHD has been made because patients and their family members got involved. We believe a treatment is within sight; your participation will move us closer, faster.
FSH Muscular Dystrophy is different for everyone. Each person has their own unique journey with FSHD. The FSHD Society is here to educate and empower individuals to live their best lives until a cure is found.
There is great power in coming together. Around the globe, individuals with FSHD prove this every day. It is each person's unique strengths, skills, and interests that makes our community strong.
Education: A Patient's Best Weapon for Change
FSHD University is your center for learning about the art and science of living with FSH muscular dystrophy. Our webinars and other resources are designed to empower individuals with FSHD to live their best lives, physically and mentally. Our departments of Physical Health, Wellness, and Research provide videos, articles, and other resources, by the world's top experts, including many people living with FSHD.
FSHD University is a place for you to gain knowledge, get connected, and find hope.
Latest Blog Posts
Our monthly Wellness Hour invited Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky of McMaster University to discuss an issue that many with FSHD face in winter: feeling especially susceptible to cold temperatures. He explains the role of muscles in generating heat. Larger muscles generate more heat. His laboratory compared people who exercise three times per week or more with…
Avidity Biosciences Granted FDA Fast Track Designation for AOC 1020 for the Treatment of Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy SAN DIEGO, Jan. 18, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Avidity Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNA), a biopharmaceutical company committed to delivering a new class of RNA therapeutics called Antibody…
Tuesday, February 14th On the 2nd Tuesday of every month, join us for FSHD Radio: Community Profiles. Every month we will bring you a long-form show that will include profiles of the FSHD community living rich, full lives and diving into their experiences with FSHD. This month’s guest is Paul Ronson of Suffolk, England, a radio...